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C O NTE NTS
G E R M A NY
THE L AKDV G F
Quaint Old Towns
Beer and Wine
and Delicious Food
Churches and Cathedrals . 8
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Comfortable Motoring 18
and Seaside Places 20
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Castles everywhere, — that's Germany! Through green trees
you look up from the road and there is an old castle. From the
banks of the lovely Rhine or the lazy Moselle, you see castles;
castles which breathe of the very life of one thousand years
ago ; castles whose towers watch silently over the wooded hills
and green plainlands of Germany ; castles which belong to a
civilization of knights and flags and clashing armor.
Or if you do not see one of these castles, you will see instead
the palace of an ancient Prince, with its beautiful gardens, its
well-kept hedges, its fountains and pools of silent water, any of
which, if they could but talk, could tell of intrigues and
conspiracy, could tell of romance and honor-
Almost everywhere that one travels by motor car in Germany,
there are these monuments of the past. Their doors are open to
you for inspection and their keepers are eager to tell you of the
individual histories of each, and show you, if you desire, the
actual treasures which remain, possibly armor of the
first lord of the house or maybe the original glass from
which toasts were often drunk to fairy princesses. These
casdes and palaces call you from the North, the South
and the East and West of Germany.
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Runkel Castle on the Lahn River
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Quaint old houses, narrow winding streets, cobblestones,
funny shaped pointed roofs, — in fact villages just as they were
five and sometimes ten centuries ago. Hardly a stone is dianged.
There are the same customs, the same kind of life. Everywhere
in Germany the motorist will find this. Between towns and
around most of them you will drive in perfect comfort over
broad modern highways, but should you so desire, you
can often take another road, one marked "Durdi die Stadt,"
which means through the city. Then, suddenly, you will
find yourself in another world, — gone is the hurry and
bustle of fast modern life, — gone is the smell of gasoline
and noise of motor cars, and in their places are ox-carts
and neck-yokes for carrying water.
You can leave your car and wander through these wind-
ing streets — you can see the slow moving people going
about the same tasks which their fathers and even their
fathers' fathers did before them — you must bend over as
you go through an old doorway to inspect the insides of
the more interesting houses — you can smell the delicious
foods cooking on the same stoves and in the same kettles
that were used in another age. Whether it be in warm south
Germany or in cooler East Prussia, one cannot motor far
without coming upon some such quaint old village. The
main street is usually wide and improved and you need not
stop, but the rest of the village is just as you have imagined
it, just as you have read about it in story books.
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Germany is, in reality, the land of colorful costumes. Every-
where that you go, you see a different one. Each section of
the country has its own. They are part of the atmosphere of the
country. Without them Germany would not he Germany. In
Bavaria, for instance, there are still the leather breeches,
embroidered belts and green felt hats; in the Black Forest
country the many colored silk wedding dresses with their
ribbons, lace, gold buttons and crowns of beads for hats; in the
Rhine valley others; in Hesse, Baden, Spreewald still more.
Wherever you go, you cannot help seeing them.
Native Germans are proud of these costumes and wear them
at every opportunity. It is not uncommon to see the family
fortune displayed in a beautiful hand embroidered silk shawl or
priceless piece of old lace. These are marks of distinction and
differentiate one group from another. In fact these people are
often as proud of their individual dress and identity as they are
of their fatherland. While one drives through Germany, one sees
group after group, each seeming more picturesque than the
former, and each an interesting study of old rural customs.
But the best time of all to see them is, of course, at some
festival time. During the summer, there is hardly a day
which is not festival time somewhere in Germany. On
these days everyone in the village dresses in his or her
native costume. The streets are a riot of color and are full
of dancing, singing people. They will celebrate just as their
grandfathers and grandmothers celebrated before them.
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CHURCHES and CATHEDRALS
Can you imagine a country in which almost every small city
competed with almost every other small city, to see which could
build the largest and most beautiful cathedrals? Can you imagine
a country in which people would work on such cathedrals for
five or six hundred years before they were finished? Yet this is
the very thing which happened in Germany between the years
from about 1200 to 1800.
Think of the result! From the roofs of almost every old
German town or village now rise majestic steeples and
stately domes. Often it is difficult for the passing traveler
to believe that these gorgeous reminders of another age,
usually far out of proportion to their quaint and humble
surroundings, could have been built and financed by sudi
small communities. Today they are exquisite monuments
of Germany's cultural development and no matter what
one's architectural tastes may be, whether for Roman,
Gothic, Baroque, Rococo or any other, if one travels far
in Germany, one is sure to see many wonderful examples
A walk through some of their massive interiors, between
narrow shafts of soft light, stopping now here before some
delicate painting, now there before an historical tomb, will
never be forgotten. A few moments pause, while one gazes
at the superb architectural work of an exterior, will almost
thrill one. Germany offers a veritable living history of cathe-
dral architecture. One must see it to fully understand it.
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Just as that competitive spirit between individual cities and
towns in Germany resulted in a remarkable collection of fine
diurdies and cathedrals, so likewise has it resulted in an amazing
collection of art treasures. While whole towns and cities tried to
outdo each other in architectural achievements, the burghers and
princes of different localities tried to outdo each other in art
collections. Such a wealth of material was brought together in
this way that today Germany is a literal
paradise for art-lovers. Some of these works
can be seen in the same old palaces and
castles in which they were originally gathered.
The others are in well-organized museums
of which Germany is very proud.
For instance the student of ancient Baby-
lonian history no longer goes to Babylon for
his research work because the best remains
of that civilization can be found in Berlin.
Admirers of Rembrandt cannot afford to
miss seeing the twenty pictures of that
mSEHHHHH master all of which hang in the Cassel Picture
Gallery. The Sistine Madonna in Dresden
is world famous. It is impossible to list them all. China museums,
book museums, furniture exhibitions, lace collections and many
other such special things can be seen by those interested. As
can be said about the wealth of German churches and cathedrals,
— it is impossible to describe them all. One must see for oneself.
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Albrecht Durer, painted by himself,
"Jacob's Blessing" by Rembrandt, Cassel Gallery
Frederick the Grea
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One cannot think of Germany without thinking of music.
Music has always been an integral part of German life and
history. The names of some of her famous composers ring in
the ears of every music lover, — Bach, Beethoven, Brahms,
Mendelssohn, Mozart, Richard Strauss, Wagner. Everyone in
Germany loves music. Everyone in Germany feels that music is a
part of them. Concerts and operas are always overcrowded. Even
the smallest towns have their bands and sometimes their orches-
tras. Opera houses in such cities as Berlin, Dresden, Munich,
Hamburg, Hanover and Cologne are famous. Wherever one goes
in Germany, one will hear music. Sometimes it may be the
singing of some famous choir; sometimes a Furtwangler concert;
sometimes a beautiful opera; or sometimes just the voices of
German boys and girls who often sing at either work or play.
There is no limit and no season to German music. In summer,
for instance, there is one music festival after another, all over the
country, the most famous of which probably is the presentation
of Wagnerian operas in Bayreuth. Others, too numerous to
discuss here, might include the Mozart festival at Munich, the
St. Thomas' Church Choir in Leipzig, special musical perform-
ances in Baden-Baden, Bonn, Wiesbaden and many others.
Everywhere in Germany the traveler will find people and whole
towns immensely interested in music. One almost begins to
feel and hear music with the first step on German soil.
600 Trumpeters in the 'Xustgarten" in Berlin
Native Bavarian Music
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BEER *«</ WIN
and DELICIOUS FOOD
Have you ever tasted that wonderful Munich beer? Beer that
is so soft that it virtually caresses your throat while you drink
it. Beer that is so clear, so light, so delicious that once you have
tried it, you will never forget it. Veritably it is the nectar of
Or even better, do you know the wines of the Rhine and
Moselle, with their ridi flavor and gorgeous taste. Can you
imagine anything better than to sit on a special terrace along
one of these rivers, on a warm summer night, with the moon
rising over the water, and quietly sip the light golden liquid
and breathe in its full fragrance.
Of foods, too, Germany boasts of delicacies to
satisfy the most fastidious. For instance in Berlin
the roasted pheasant at Horcher's is a treat for any-
one. Surrounded by an atmosphere of another cen-
tury, Nuremberg's "Bratwurst Glodde" offers sau-
sages and sourkrout the like of which you have
never tasted. Everywhere in Germany, both old
and new restaurants have dishes which will delight
all lovers of good cooking.
Throughout German history, our people have been
connoisseurs in beers and wines and the foods that
go with them. Our climate is hard and sometimes we
must eat hearty food, but that has made us hold only
in higher esteem the more delicate preparations. Ger-
mans themselves often travel long distances in their own coun-
try, just for an evening with these so-called 'finer things of life'.
Auerbadh's Keller in Leipzig
whidi Goethe often visited
Do you know what you have to do ?
Application to the Foreign Travel Division of the American Automobile
Association (AAA), 295 Madison Avenue, New York City, will supply you
with all necessary papers. Then you drive your car down to the pier.
A courteous official takes charge of it for you. He has it loaded on the
ship, covered, made ready for the voyage, and you can forget all about it.
You, in the meantime, may board the same comfortable steamer and enjoy
a week of that gorgeous leisure which only an ocean trip can give. Then, upon
arriving at the foreign port, without any action on your part, your car will be
waiting on the pier to be driven off even before you are personally ready to go.
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And when you get to Germany with your car, you will be
amazed to find all the "motoring-comforts of home". The roads
are excellent, smoothly paved, often shaded by beautiful tall
trees and carefully marked with the same safety devices to whidi
you are accustomed in the United States. Directions are shown
on large signposts. Curves are indicated with white bands around
the trees, white stones along the roads, and white posts. Police-
men everywhere are friendly and should you know only the
name of the town to which you wish to go, the mere mention of
that name will be enough to have them show you the direction.
Of course you drive on the right hand side of the road.
Railroad crossings are clearly marked 100 yards before you
get to them and all important ones are guarded with gates.
In every small town there is some form of gasoline filling-
station and usually several more between towns and cities.
At these stations you can buy American gasoline if you
prefer it to the German. Garages are marked by the word
^Garage', just as in America, and at both these and almost all
filling-stations you can have tires fixed or any necessary
repair work done.
The same general traffic laws exist that you have in the
United States. Electric red and green, stop and go signs,
usually govern traffic. When there is a complicated crossing,
expert policemen keep order. Parking places are clearly
marked with a large "P". Should a foreigner be guilty of some
small violation of the traffic laws, policemen are forbearing.
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MODERN HOTELS and
The bell boys draw themselves up to attention. The porter
steps out from behind his desk. What is the occasion? A guest
is coming downstairs one morning in a German Hotel. The
manager steps forward, bowing, and says "Good morning sir.
I hope that you slept well. Shall I have the boy bring your car
Or if it is in a smaller hotel, the proprietor will greet his guests
in the same cordial manner and offer his services for anything
that he may be able to do.
By tradition Germany is a hospitable country. German people
are naturally clean, efficient and thorough, and these character-
istics are reflected in their hotels and inns. All larger hotels
have the modern conveniences of private baths, elevators, room
service, etc. Smaller inns, however, although without some of
these more fastidious luxuries, are just as comfortable, clean
But one must not forget the seaside attractions of the Baltic and
North Seas, with their miles of wide sandy beaches, boardwalks,
seaside cafes, modern seaside hotels, beautiful wooded surround-
ings, sports of every kind and sunny, bracing climate. It has often
been said that during the summer months in Germany, almost
everyone, literally, spends some part of their vacation on the
sea- coast. The climate is so pleasant and the life so attractive.
Petersberg on the Rhine
On the Baltic Sea Coast
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But Germany has more than just her Hotels and Seaside
Places, she has in addition her famous Health Resorts, or "Spas"
as they are sometimes called. Surrounded by an atmosphere
of palm trees, rainbowed fountains, close -cut green grass,
shaded paths, sunlight, flowers, quiet and warmth, these
lovely gathering spots attract visitors from every corner of
the globe. One comes to rest, to recuperate, to take a cure
or just to play. For instance at the most famous of them, the
summer social season reaches its height. Horse Shows,
tennis tournaments, golf matches, gambling, racing
all these can be parts of that life.
Germany's healthful waters are among her most valu-
able natural assets. Such everyday ailments as rheumatism,
diabetes, kidney troubles, heart diseases, anaemia, gout,
indigestion and many other ordinary physical deficiences
are greatly benefited by partaking of them, to say nothing
of the many special cures for exceptional troubles. German
Spas are perfectly equipped in accordance with the most
exacting requirements of modern hygiene and therapeu-
tics. The careful scientific training of their, physicians is
world famous. No matter what one's ailment may be, one
can be almost sure to find in some part of Germany, a natural
water which will help that ailment. For the motoring tourist
such a great network of health resorts offers a most amazing
choice of cures, sport and social life.
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Fifty grand golf courses, a thousand tennis clubs, swimming
pools in almost every village and hamlet, mountain climbing of
the most interesting variety, hundreds of miles of well-kept
wooded paths for hiking, thousands of lakes and streams for
boating and fishing, in winter skiing and skating, — all these
facilities and many more are at the disposal of the visiting
motorist and sportsman.
For instance 'golf, although a comparatively new sport in
Germany, has taken like wildfire. Everywhere the people are
becoming tremendously enthusiastic and the courses which have
been developed can compare with the best in the world. No
big hotel, health resort or major community is any
longer up-to-date in Germany unless it has a first
class golf course. In very much the same way tennis
has become popular. Wherever one goes in Germany,
one will always find smooth, hard tennis courts and
Mountain climbing in Bavaria and the so-called
Saxon Switzerland offers almost every problem the
mountain-climbing enthusiast can wish. The hiker
can choose any one of hundreds of beautiful paths and
trails and find them all well-cared-for and supplied
with conveniently placed sleeping huts.
Germany is one of those sporting countries whidi
seldom indulges in a sport without developing every
possible facility to become proficient at it. As a result of this
practice, the visiting sportsman is literally presented with a
paradise of wonderful sporting opportunities.
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It is almost impossible to imagine the amazing contrast be-
tween the traditional architecture of Germany and the extreme
modern developments of today. Standing side by side, one
sees them across the fields and in the middle of the cities
and villages. Gone is that fear of violating the sacred
dictates of the Gothic and Baroque masters. A new style
has arisen which is just as different from the old as day
from night. Instead of painted walls one sees large undec-
orated surfaces; instead of heavy construction there is light
steel; instead of a few small windows there are sometimes
seemingly walls of glass. It is the product of a new age, an
age of mass production methods, large industrial developments
and new housing problems. Old principles of building tech-
nique were found inadequate and new ones have taken their
place. Once thoroughly rooted, this new conception spread.
Now it is everywhere.
Probably Germany is the best country in the world in
which to see and study modern architectural development.
Few peoples have previously been so bound to traditional
building methods as the Germans. When the break came, it
was violent and daring. Now every part of the country has
its modern masterpieces, each tempered only by the individual
characteristics of its makers. No two are alike. Traveling
by motor car one sees in a great panorama almost every
school of this new thought.
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Three hundred thousand people visited the little town of Oherammergau
to see the performances of the Passion Play in 1930. More than seven hun-
dred people actively took part in the production. And yet, that little Bavarian
town, when it is not so inflated, boasts but two thousand inhabitants. Think
of the setting for such a famous theme! It is the life of those people. It is
almost their religion. Giving that play is an honor to them, a tradition.
In the summer of 1Q34 this leads the list of Germany's Special Attractions.
The first of its 33 performances takes place on May 21st and the last on
Sept. 23rd. Usually given only once every ten years, 1934 is to be a very
special year to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the first play in 1634*
But Oherammergau has much competition. The Wagner Festival
performances in Bayreuth are too lovely for description. The Wagner
and Mozart festivals in Munich attract music lovers
from all parts of the world. The open-air performances
of local historical plays in Rothenburg, Dinkelsbiihl
and Nordlingen are fascinating. Plays in the market
place of Wernigerode, Rococo plays in Schwetzingen,
outdoor rural dances in hundreds of small towns and
villages, famous wine festivals all along the Rhine,
music in Baden-Baden, Bonn, Breslau, Leipzig all
these and many more wonderful opportunities make
up the complete list of Germany's Special Summer
Attractions. It can almost be said, that the whole
summer is just one grand festival. If one wishes to
spend a vacation listening to heavenly music, living
in the very atmosphere of historical custom, enjoying
play and frolic as people enjoyed it five hundred years ago, then,
festival time in Germany is everything one can want or hope for.
Illumination of Heidelberg Castle
Passion Play in Oberammergau
Historical Play in Rothenburg
A Wine Festival on the Rhine
The St. Thomas Church Choir in Leipzig
From the Oberammergau Passion Play
Historical Play in Dinkelsbiihl
During the famous Lespzre !
Antique Market in Munich
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One of the dreams of every motorist is to have, wherever he goes,
straight wide roads, banked turns, no crossings, no small towns, in
short nothing to hinder him. Many countries have developed road
building programs but few have been able to fulfill these dreams of
the car owner.
In Germany the present roads are excellent, but they are the main
arteries of all traffic, and, as happens everywhere in the world on
such highways, occasional hindrances to motoring are encountered.
Because of this, plans were considered in the past for building a
separate net of roads just for automobiles, but until recently restrictions
imposed by different State laws and individual interests had hindered
such a project.
Under the new National Socialist Government there is only one
interest — that of the Nation. It is quite clear to the leaders in our
Government that a special net of roads, only for
automobiles, is necessary. Plans have been drawn up,
a committee has been formed to organize the work,
and a special "Inspector General", Dr. Todt, has been
appointed to supervise it for the Chancellor himself.
It is interesting to see, that in the December 19, 1933
issue of the English motoring magazine "The Motor",
the following was written: "In Dr. Todt, Germany
has found a road genius with whom one has to pass
but little time to realize his whole-hearted enthusiasm,
while he has a driving power which will bring his
great schemes to the earliest possible fruition."
Germany is fortunate in having a government
which is so automobile-minded and which, therefore,
takes such an interest in the building of new roads.
Adolf Hitler is an enthusiastic motorist himself,
having driven many thousands of miles in the last 14 years. He
personally gave the order to begin this project.
Model showing all the athletic equipment which with be available for 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin
OLYMPIAD 19 3 6
It is not too early to remind you that in the summer of 1936
there will be a new and very inviting added attraction for
visitors who come to Germany. This will be the holding of the
Eleventh Olympiad when the athletes from every nation (prob-
ably between three and four thousand) again will convene to
test their strength and skill for world honors. The last meeting
was in 1932, in Los Angeles, California. Thousands of people
came to see it. Thousands more will come to Berlin to see this
one. Everything possible is being done to put the grounds in
perfect condition and to make arrangements for housing and
entertaining every visitor.
The Organization Committee of the Eleventh Olympiad has
made its headquarters at number 43 Hardenberg Street, Berlin.
As a symbol for its work and for the Olympic Games them-
selves, it has dhosen a bell, as pictured here, with an inscription
which means "I am calling the youth of the world". You will begin
to see this even as early as the summer of 1934. It literally will
call the youth of the world to Berlin. In addition it will call
others for the Winter Olympiad, which is also to be in Germany,
in Garmisdi-Partenkirdien, 1936. We hope it will call you too.
OFFICES OF GERMAN AUTOMOBILE CLUBS
(ALWAYS AT THE SERVICE OF FOREIGN MOTORISTS
I. Der Deutsche Automobil Club (DDAC)
(member of the "Alliance Internationale de Tourisme" and the "Federation
Internationale des Clubs Motocyclistes")
11a, Koniginstrasse, Munich and 9, Stiilerstrasse, Berlin
11. Automobilclub von Deutschland (A. v. D.)
(member of the "Association Internationale des Automobile Clubs Reconnus")
16, Leipziger Platz, Berlin WQ
HI. Important Branch Offices of the DDAC
District 1 — Berlin-Brandenburg, 9, Stiilerstrasse, Berlin W35
2— Thiiringen (Thuringia), 39, Meyerstrasse, Weimar
3—Hessen, 41/1, Stiftstrasse, Frankfurt-on-Main
4—Niederrhein (Lower Rhine), 17, Deutscber Ring, Cologne
5— Westfalen (Westphalia), 63, Kaiserstrasse, Dortmund
6—Niedersachsen, 46, Konigsworther Strasse, Hanover
7—Nordmark, 21 a, Sophienblatt, Kiel
8—Ostland (East Prussia), 20/1, Hintertragheim, KonigsbergjPr.
9 — Sdilesien (Silesia), Sdilossplatz, Breslau
10— Hodiland (Bavarian Highlands), 1, Sendlingertor-PIatz, Munich
11— Bay r. Ostmark (Eastern Bavaria), Regensburg
12—Franken (Franconia), 17, Bahnhofstrasse, Nuremberg
13 — Wilrttemberg, 7, Bliicherstrasse, Stuttgart
14— Baden, 141, Kaiserstrasse, Freiburg im Breisgau
15— Westmark (Rheinland), l8, Emil-Schiiller-Strasse, Coblence
16— Sachsen (Saxony), 4, Zinzendorfstrasse, Dresden A. 1
17— Ostmark, 57, Fiirstenwalder Strasse, Frankfurt j Oder
18—Mitte (Centre), c/o E. Dehne, 22, Marktplatz, Halle/ S.
19—Nordsee (North Sea), 70, Ostdeich, Bremen
20 — Hansa, 86, An der Alster, Hamburg
21—Pommern (Pomerania), 6, Kaiser -Wilhelm- Strasse, Stettin
IV. And, scattered throughout all Germany, 1500 other Offices, repre-
senting the DDAC, where more information can be obtained
TRAVEL IN GERMANY
BERLIN AND POTSDAM
POMERANIA AND ITS BALTIC SEA
NORTH-WEST GERMANY, THE HANSE-
ATIC CITIES, AND THE NORTH SEA
CASSEL AND THE AVESER
ON THE MAIN AND RHINE
BADEN, THE BLACK FOREST AND
THE LAKE OF CONSTANCE
MUNICH AND THE BAVARIAN
THE TOWNS OF NORTHERN BAVARIA
SUMMER IN GERMANY. Program of the
most important Fairs, Exhibitions, Festival Plays,
Sporting Fixtures, Sec.
WINTER IN GERMANY, Giving a list of the
most important winter resorts, with several maps and
GERMAN SPAS AND WATERING PLACES.
Containing information regarding the more important
HOTELS RECOMMENDED IN GERMANY.
Containing information regarding the larger hotels
MAP OF GERMANY. This folder also contains
information of general interest concerning commun-
ications, passport regulations, &c. Editions in all
GERMANY: PASSION PLAY 1934
GERMAN TYPES AND COSTUMES
GERMANY: ALL ABOUT ARTISTS AND
ART (FIRST SERIFS). An account of the develop-
ment of German art.
GERMANY: ALL ABOUT ARTISTS AND
ART (SECOND SERIES). A survey of modern
GERMANY: THE PERGAMON MUSEUM
GERMANY: MODERN STYLE. A descrip-
tion of modern German buildings.
GERMAN UNIVERSITIES. With list of Ger-
man Universities and other institutions for Higher
Education, information for students, &c.
GOLF IN GERMANY
TENNIS IN GERMANY
BOATING IN GERMANY
GERMANY: ANGLER'S GUIDE
ALL THE FOREGOING ARE OBTAINABLE IN:
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German Railways Information Bureau, 1° Regent Street, London S.W.I
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What will it cost to get all licences necessary to drive your own car in Germany ?
By writing to the Foreign Travel Division of the American Automobile Association (AAA), 295 Madison
Avenue, New York City, you can secure, before you leave the United States, all necessary licences
and customs papers. These will cost from $25 to $50, including your "Carnet de passage", valid for
Germany as well as for the other European countries. Your own Club or travel agent can assist you in
What import duties are there when you bring your car into Germany?
There are no actual import duties but it is necessary to make a deposit of $ 100 with the American Auto-
mobile Association before you leave the United States. This deposit is returnable when you come home.
What is the cost of bringing your car on a boat to Germany?
That cost depends upon the weight of your car and the kind of boat on which you bring it. Following is
an approximate table of such costs:
FIRST CLASS STEAMERS CABIN STEAMERS
What other dxarges are there to drive your car in Germany?
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enough" to mVer ^ura^^^ istiH&kJ&u^ country.
What do garages and gasoline cost?
Garages in Germany charge from half a mark to two marks per night for storage. Almost all of them can
do ordinary repair work. In larger cities, from which a motorist is never very far, there are garages which
can satisfy every possible need. Most of these have English-speaking attendants. The cost of gasoline
in Germany runs from about 33 pfennigs to 43 pfennigs a litre.
Where can you obtain a chauffeur, if you need one, to drive your car for you?
You can secure a chauffeur through the "Offices of the DDAC" (see the back of the map), or
through the porters in the larger hotels.
What do hotels cost in Germany ?
Naturally the prices of hotel accommodations depend upon the kind of accommodations desired but a
general average for an ordinary room is from 2 to 7 marks per night in the smaller hotels and froni
4 to 10 marks per night in the larger ones.
Where can you get further information about general conditions, roads, etc.?
In Germany all automobile clubs have recently been amalgamated into one large club, Der Deutsche
Automobil Club (DDAC), which has offices or representatives in almost every city in Germany (exact
addresses can be seen on the back of the map). All these are at the disposal of the visiting motorist, with
itineraries, road-maps, guides, etc. In addition, the "Automobilclub von Deutschland", located in Berlin,
has retained its entity, and its information bureau specializes in aiding the foreigner. All the offices of
the Reidisbahnzentrale can also give the traveler information about motoring in Germany. Gasoline
stations and garages have maps and usually are acquainted with at least all local conditions. Finally,
hotels in every part of Germany are thoroughly equipped to assist the visiting motorist with any
information which he may wish to have.
TRAVEL IN GERMANY IN THE ECONOMICAL WAY! DRIVE YOUR OWN CAR!
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